in my professional experience, i feel is a very good place to be. again, if you would want to go, you know, towards the right here, you would need to make incredibly larger investments to gain only couple percentage points. >> so, at the end of the day when a rate payer comes up to you on the corner of goth and sutter and says, ms. labonte, why are we spending all this money on this project, what does it do for us? >> well, the additional funding here will allow us -- >> i know what the additional funding -- the calaveras dam, why do we need to worry about that? >> there's a reason for each project. in the case of calaveras dam, it is a key component of our overall water supply stratejai. without it, you lose incredible flexibility into the overall operation of the system. and you would become especially vulnerable during drought conditions. >> good answer.